Learn more Download now Browse your favorite restaurants Shop now Shop now Shop now Shop now Learn More Shop now Shop now Learn more Shop Fire Shop Kindle Learn More Shop now Shop now Learn more

Ten books I loved when I was ten

Dr Pooky Knightsmith "Pooky"
 
Matilda
Matilda
"I read this dozens of times, and never tired.. I am still scared by the Trunchbull now!"
Adam's Ark
Adam's Ark
"Remarkably insightful story of a young  boy's struggle.. he has been diagnosed as autistic, but the amazing truth of his situation is soon reveled: it used to make me cry!"
The Best Little Girl in the World (Puffin Teenage Fiction)
The Best Little Girl in the World (Puffin Teenage Fiction)
"Heavy reading for a child, but gives a good insight into eating disorders and is a gripping story too."
Stig of the Dump (Puffin Books)
Stig of the Dump (Puffin Books)
"An exciting story which really gets the imagination going...only youngsters full of exciting ideas will ever truly appreciate it :)"
Hundred and One Dalmatians (Piccolo Books)
Hundred and One Dalmatians (Piccolo Books)
"Dodie Smith is a genius! Both 101 dalmations and Starlight Barking are classics to my mind! i learnt to read with this novel"
Jane Eyre (Penguin Popular Classics)
Jane Eyre (Penguin Popular Classics)
"I found it hard going when I was ten, but worth the struggle, I enjoy Jane's story more each time I read it."
The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set
The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set
"Pure escapism which I used to believe in, and now just indulge in!"
Flour Babies
Flour Babies
"I don't believe Anne Fine has ever written a bad book! She tackles tricky subjects with a sense of humour, and makes it possible to talk easily about what would otherwise be taboo"
Moondial (Puffin Books)
Moondial (Puffin Books)
"A captivating, haunting story which gives a glimpse of the past and turns every child into a detective.. gripping stuff!! (the bagthorpe saga books by Cresswell are also fantastic)!"
The Complete Borrowers Stories
The Complete Borrowers Stories
"I loved these stories so much... I was ever thankful that there were so many so that by the time I finished the last one, I could start again at the beginning and never get bored!"